Course description

Basic Design B will cover the organization and management of visual information. This course will introduce the student to the 19 principles of design broken down into three categories such as Unity & Harmony, Balance and Contrast & Emphasis. All 19 principles will be explored in relationship to each other and the Elements of Design using a variety of tools and visual exercises. Elements of design will be related to the principles in order to enable the student to employ visual awareness and dynamics in the field of two dimensional design. Critical evaluation skills will play a key part of individual class discussion and group critiques.

Course details

Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Fall 2022 registration opens July 25, 2022. Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery with no assigned day or time requirements, independent course completion

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery with scheduled day and time course requirements

Hybrid: any combination of: in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery